Bottineau
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Bottineau, ND

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Bottineau, North Dakota, with average temperature ranging between max 65.5°F (18.6°C) and min 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C) in April, to an enjoyable 65.5°F (18.6°C). In Bottineau, in May, the average low-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C).

Rainfall

In Bottineau, in May, during 9 rainfall days, 2.4" (61.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Bottineau, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81 days and collects up to 17.9" (454mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Bottineau are January through May, September through December.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Bottineau is 15.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

In Bottineau, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Bottineau?

In May, the average high-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Bottineau?

In Bottineau, North Dakota, in May, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 2.4" (61.2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Bottineau?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Bottineau, North Dakota. Throughout May, Bottineau aggregates 1.3" (33mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Bottineau have in May?

In Bottineau, North Dakota, the average length of the day in May is 15.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bottineau have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Bottineau is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bottineau?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Bottineau, North Dakota, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bottineau, ND
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 40.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.3°F).

Average rainfall in May - Bottineau, ND
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.4").

Average rainfall days in May - Bottineau, ND
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Bottineau, ND
  • Average snowfall in May: 1.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bottineau, ND
  • Average daylight in May: 15.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Bottineau, ND
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).